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Dr. A. Ernest Epp
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Ryan Building 3017
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Academic Qualifications: 
  • PhD, John Hopkins University
  • BA (Hons.), University of University of Manitoba
Date joined Lakehead: 
Previous Teaching/Work: 
Dr. A. Ernest Epp specialized in teaching Canadian and Environmental History. He continues research and community advisement in these areas.


Research Interests: 

Dr. Epp's current research focuses on the development of social policy in Canada, and he is writing a book on how this development has changed the Canadian federal system of government. His publications include the edited collections From Rivalry to Unity: A History of Thunder Bay (Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, 1995; 2008) and The North American Fur Trade: Pivotal Interpretations (Canadian Scholars Press, 1995).

Dr. Epp served as Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay-Nipigon between 1984 and 1988. 

In the News:

February 4, 2015

Professor Emeritus Nominated for City of Thunder...

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Ernie Epp for his recent nomination for a 2014 City of...


June 22, 2007

Retirement of Dr. A. Ernest "Ernie" Epp

On 7 May 2007, friends, family, colleagues, and both current and former students gathered to wish...